who actually wrote the bible?
- John QLD AULv 51 month ago
A bunch of (most likely very bored) goat-herders, who had very creative imaginations..
- PeteLv 51 month ago
Many different men wrote the books of the bible. No gods involved.
- ClydeLv 41 month ago
Ya prophets wrote the Bible as God uttered the words we wrote them then we compared them if it was already in the Bible then we just keep them for a while
- FingersLv 71 month ago
Since we have no original manuscripts of the bible, only copies of copies of copies, and none of the manuscripts of the four gospels were signed, the authors of the bible are pretty much unknown. Peter, luke, john, and mark are not names from biblical times. Those are modern names. The modern bible has been rewritten and translated and retranslated that it bears little resemblance to the originals.
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- Anonymous1 month ago
Forty men directed by God.
Anonymous -- So the canon of the Bible was established in the 300s, but the Bible wasn't written till the 1500"s?? What have YOU been smokin'?
- LizLv 61 month ago
The entire Bible has but one Author, Jehovah God, and that it contains his thoughts and expressions rather than those of the many human writers who wrote the different parts of it. An invisible, active force was operating upon those human writers. This invisible, active force issued forth from the one Author of the Bible and was directed down upon these writers by Him.
- CogitoLv 71 month ago
Many ordinary men, over hundreds of years. They all had their own agendas, opinions and beliefs. And after that, it's been translated many times and very heavily edited and adapted. No deities were involved - mainly because deities are fictional.
- 1 month ago
A lot of known, speculated, or unknown ancient men wrote the Bible's content. King James VI had his tranlators rewrite a lot of it in the early 1600s.
- MalcolmLv 71 month ago
40 writers over about 2500 years.
- God of ThunderLv 71 month ago
If you want a real answer rather than religious propaganda, there's a pretty good summary here: